Quotidiano indipendente di economia e politica dei trasporti
CENTRO INTERNAZIONALE STUDI CONTAINERS
ANNO XXXVIII - Numero FEBBRAIO 2020
DISTRI RAIL NEW FACE OF ROTTERDAM-MILAN FREIGHT TRAIN
"Dutch rail freight operator Distri Rail has taken over the
operational representation of Hannibal, an Italy-based operator.
From 1 February, Distri Rail is responsible for the rail freight
service between Milan (Melzo) and the port of Rotterdam "
The container train runs seven days per week in both directions
and can be extended to Antwerp, and to other destinations in Italy
on the southern end. IMO goods, high cube, containers and swap
bodies are accepted onboard. Traction of the service is provided by
Contship, the mother company of Hannibal. ers and swap bodies
Distri Rail serves all rail terminals in the port of Rotterdam
and connects the port with various hubs in the European hinterland.
Daily, the company operates seven trains of each 100 TEUs to and
from Duisburg, Mannheim, Ludwigshafen and Wörth.
Milan is an important node in the European rail freight network.
It is one of the main destinations for freight traffic from the
Netherlands and Germany. Moreover, it has a rail freight connection
to China, as rail freight transportation between Italy and China is
considered very competitive.
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